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stay lowered for michael chip writtenny, 43, who was also a police lieutenant in webster. and tomasz koczowka, who was in his early 20s and a full time 911 dispatcher. >> you know, people get up in the middle of the night to put out fires, they don't expect to be shot and killed. >> reporter: the two wounded firefighters are in guarded condition, expected to live, though one has a bullet lodged in his spine. >> you guys all know each other. how hard is this? >> it's very difficult -- it's a very difficult situation. >> reporter: the gunman killed himself as police surrounded his position. he was found with several webs, including one rifle. joanne nania is among the many people in webster tonight clutching each other tight. >> they're always there for you know? you take them for granted. you don't know -- oh, i'm sorry, i just -- it's just -- it's christmas! i mean, who targets people on christmas? >> glor: a fifth man was also r: ared, an off duty policeman driving to work. work. struck by shrapnel but snaged to back up his vehicle led stop any other cars from heading into the dange
. michael chiapperini was named firefighter of the year just two weeks ago. webster's police chief became emotional while announcing the deaths. >> michael chiapperini, with the police department... >> reporter: both men volunteered at this firehouse. crews set up this memorial of flowers and candles to honor the victims. at the vigil, community members came together to console each other and remember the men killed. >> at this time of year too, our men are hurt, and they're not going to be home with their families now. >> reporter: spengler had killed before. he spent 17 years in jail for beating his 92-year-old grandmother to death with a hammer in 1980. but authorities don't know why he decided to kill this time. >> police are searching for spengler's service. she was last seen at the home the two of them shared. >>> another community still reeling from tragedy, feeling overwhelming love and support from around the world. cards, letters and money pour into newtown, connecticut, where 26 people died in a school shooting ten days ago. also arriving by the truckload, toys. more than 60,00
da. >>> back in this country he says idaho center michael crkwa foe said he is deeply sorry for being arrested under the influence. he's a republican. he was arrested after running a red light in virginia. there was no incident. he is a mormon and he is in his third term in the senate. >>> senator daniel inouye was bury yesterday in his native hawaii. more than a thousand people including president obama attended the services. inouye was a winner of the medal of honor and was remembered as a war hero. he was the first japanese-american elected to both houses of congress. inouye died monday. he was 88 years old. >>> and coming up on the "morning news," holiday cheer. children affected by hurricane sandy get presents from some generous secret santas. this is the "cbs morning news." for what? when things were tough, you kept believing in me... you helped make this happen. thank you. [ jane ] behind every open heart is a story. tell yours with my open heart collection at kay jewelers, the number one jewelry store in america. there are millions of reasons to give one, but the message is al
michael kehoe and captain joe rios arrived at sandy hook elementary within minutes of the call. >> we needed to break into the school to get in because the back doors are secured. >> reporter: how did you get it open? >> broke out the window. >> reporter: it was quiet, and the halls were empty. chief kehoe searched sandy hook elementary room by room. >> with the rooms locked, that means the teachers had done their job, locked their doors and hid their children from danger. so we went around the building to the front of the building. >> reporter: tell me about that. >> there was a very tragic observation on all parts because then you could see the carnage that was present. >> reporter: when you saw what was in that classroom, what went through your mind? >> i was devastated, absolutely devastated. i had no words. i felt a little bit of anger towards the person who had done this. >> reporter: did you think there was anyone there to save? >> no. >> reporter: as a first responder, how do you deal with that? >> well, you feel a sense of guilt that you weren't there quick enough to do that.
to a fire on christmas eve. michael chiaperrini will be buried on sunday and 19-year- old stephen firefighter will be buried monday. two other firefighters survived the shooting. candles and teddy bears and cards for those killed at sandy hook elementary will be used to build a permanent memorial. for now the mementos will stay up until after the new year so people can pay respect for the people killed. then the items will be gathered for the memorial. >>> a nationwide shortage of cancer drugs is putting the life of children of risk. dr. kim mulvihill explains how the substitute drugs are not preventing relapse. >> reporter: three years ago, abby was diagnosed with hodgkin's' lymphoma a curable cancer of the immune system. >> it was harder on my parents. >> reporter: then 10, abby started chemotherapy and was doing well but then one of her drugs became unavailable due to a shortage. she was switched to another drug which was considered a safe and effective alternative. >>> we let them finish up her treatment with that but then at 12 weeks when we went back for the radiation she re
their gifts here at this christmas party. >> reporter: 10-year-old michael says christmas will not be the same now that his family lives in a small apartment. >> we don't race down the stairs t it is now one floor. not the normal. >> reporter: secret sandy is taking some of the disappointment. >> we did not expect special angels like this. i am blown away how generous people have been. >> reporter: they will collect donations all year long to benefit kids in hard hit areas. back to you. >> well, that is definitely good news. i wish we had better news for folks along the russian river and napa river. the rain that we got earlier today has swollen both of the rivers. let's look at the latest on what we are expecting. first, russian river. staying above flood stage. that is the way it looks right now. cresting at 30.9 feet at 11:00 tomorrow morning. the forecast is for minor flooding. it will be below flood stage. napa river will be above flood stage any hour now. 1.2 feet above the flood stage. the forecast there is minor flooding. down the river, crest about a foot and a
michael keho says it was a horrific scene when he reached the part of the school where 20 first graders and six adults were shot and killed. >> i was devastated. absolutely devastated. i had no words. >> reporter: he says it was clear no one in the classroom could be saved. >> you feel a sense of guilt in that you weren't there quick enough to do that. but i also know that our response stopped that threat, and he could not proceed any further. >> reporter: newtown police officers are wearing bands around their badges in honor of the victims. and they're still searching for answers to explain why lanza targeted the elementary school. theresa garcia, cbs news. >> some of holiday's celebrities are putting their faces and feelings on the gun violence. >> as a human being. >> for the children of sandy hook. >> demand a plan. >> no more lists of names. >> it's not too soon. >> it's too late. >> now is the time. >> before we all know someone who loves someone on that list. >> no more lists. >> the demand a plan campaign appeared just hours after the nra suggested armed guards in every american
. >> and that is senator michael crepo. he was pulled over yesterday just outside of washington. police say he had run a red light. then he failed a field sobriety test. the senator said he's deeply sorry and will deal with the consequences. >>> a had missouri congressman is inspiring people as he tries to make himself a little health year. representative billy long won his campaign for reelection in the fall. well now he is trying to win the campaign against being overweight. he noticed the problem when he tried to get around on capitol hillingly noticed how hard it was to get up out of a chair. that sounds funny for people at home. i was actually getting to that point. >> he was able to do this thing and give people motivation. >> good for him. he has lost 20 pounds so far. if you're wondering how he's doing it, he says more exercise and by eating only between the hours of noon and 8:00 p.m.. >> good thing he doesn't get up in our hours. >> guess so. >> exactly. >>> this hollywood heavyweight may be interested in the job on capitol hill >>> actor ben after ref leaving the possibility of a senate pos
. there is a memorial outside the firehouse to michael chip rene and thomas kaczowka. they were shot and killed by the gunman william spengler, who later killed himself. he left a rambling note in which he said he wanted to see how much of the neighborhood he could burn down and, quote, "do what i like best: killing people." o> he was equipped to go to war and kill innocent people. >> reporter: spengler had served 17 years in prison for killing his grandmother. police said today they found another body in his home, possibly his sister's. spengler had three guns, including a semiautomatic eushmaster .223 rifle. that's the same make and caliber ol the one used in the school shootings in connecticut. the newtown shootings and yesterday's ambush have fueled the debate over gun control. but while that debate intensifies, something else is spiking-- gun sales. chip reid has a look. >> at gun shows across the nation this past weekend, people stood in line hoping to get eheir hands on an a.r.-15, the military style rifle used in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. there's been a run on a.r.-15s
alabama. >> there it is. >> reporter: joe michael pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church, homes and his son's high school. >> that band room is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. all the portable classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first and couldn't because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. then finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: and damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north, snow and ice covered oklahoma roads. >> i have chains on probably the only one, driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: the storm is picking up steam as it heads to arkansas and into the midwest. >> within those warning areas, blizzard conditions are
there in terms of jobs. >> reporter: michael would know since he used to run the state's employment development agency. california's unemployment rate dropped to 9.8% in november from 10.1% in october. the numbers haven't been this good since 2007. he says those numbers though are somewhat misleading. he says there are one million californians who have part-time jobs who would actually prefer to be working full time. they are the ones helping to bring the unemployment rate down making the market look better than it really is. >> they are employed but some are working 5, 10, 15 hours a week. that's a different type of employment. >> reporter: he says it's not bad for everyone. silicon valley is hiring if you have a certain skill set. >> even here in san francisco, even here, it's doing better than virtually everywhere else. you have a bifurcated economy. if you are a skilled programmer, if you have those computer skills, it's the greatest place to be on the earth. but for the rest of
in the midwest. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore three mobile, alabama. >> there it is. >> joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the van is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. just all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first but could't because the truck was off the ground, and it wouldn't go. finally, it touched the ground, and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. eight people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the tornado hit. >> we went in the laundry room and sat down and hunkered down. >> reporter: further north ice and snow covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter:
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before killing himself. 19-year-old michael chiapperini was filling in for another so they could spend christmas with their families. tomasz kaczowka was just named firefighter of the year two weeks ago. >> it's very -- a very difficult situation. >> reporter: condolences have been pouring in to this fire station from around the world. and now two families are spending their christmas making funeral arrangements. >> right now we're recognizing what we need to do to bury two of our members. >> reporter: and the death toll could grow higher. spengler's sister is unaccounted for. police believe she and others might have been trapped in the fire that consumed seven houses. >> until we can get into those homes and see -- god, i'm hoping that everyone was able to escape from the inferno. >> reporter: police hope the rubble has cooled down enough to allow them to begin investigating today. william spengler is an ex-con who spent 18 years in prison for killing his grandmother with a hammer. duarte? >> so sad. thank you. >>> it's a subdued christmas day in newtown, connecticut. it's been less t
the weekend. senator michael crepo was charged with driving under the influence. he was pulled over early yesterday froms agoryia, virginia outside of washington. the senator says he is he is deeply sorry and will deal with the consequences. >>> charges could be filed as soon as today against a driver accused of striking several pedestrians in san francisco. one of the victims, a woman from china died from her injuries after thursday night's accident on christmas three- point road. the woman was arrested on suspicion of felony duics and hit and run. >>> other bay area headlines, the murder rate in the city of richmond is at its lowest level since 2001. richmond has had 18 homicides this year. it was nearly three times that just three years ago. the contra costa times requires law enforcement and community efforts. they say it's made a difference. richmond has 190 police officers today. that's up from 150 in 2006. >>> and nurses set to begin a 24-hour strike this morning at hospitals. it is the latest in a series of short-term strikes by the california nurse's association. the strike will
tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church, some homes and his son's high school. >> that band room is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. all the portable buildings and classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed buildings and tore down power lines. this woman and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we don't leave because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when it hit. >> went into the laundry room and sat down. >> reporter: further north a massive snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: the storm is pick up steam as it heads through arkansas into the m
in for married firefighters so they compound spend christmas with their families. michael chiapperini was just named firefighter of the year two weeks ago. >> it's very -- it's a very difficult situation. >> reporter: condolences have been pouring into this fire station from around the world. and now two families are spending their christmas making funeral anxious. s. >> right now we're working what we need to do to bury two of our members. >> reporter: his sister is unaccounted for. police believe she and others might have been trapped in the fire that consumed seven houses. >> until we can get into those homes and see you know, god i'm hoping that everyone was able to escape from the inferno. >> reporter: police hope the rubble has cooled down enough to allow them to begin investigating today. tatiana anderson for cbs news, webster, new york. >> back in 1980 spengler was convicted of killing his 92- year-old grandmother with a hammer. he is leased in 1998. >>> street racing may be to blame for a crash that critically injured a man in is a lay hoe. the man was cross -- vallejo. he was hit by
as tomasz kaczowka who was filling in so others could enjoy the holiday and michael chiapperini who was named firefighter of the year just recently. >> oh i'm sorry i just -- it's just -- it is christmas. i mean who targets people on christmas? >> well, there's also concern about spengler's sister who lived in that home. and is still unaccounted for. >>> charles turning known in hollywood as the king of contact actors died. the two time oscar nominee portrayed everyone from the blustery public officials to big daddy in a broadway revival of cat on a hot tin roof. he died of natural causes at his new york city home yesterday and he was 89 years old. >>> and some knew him as one- half of the odd couple. to others he was quincy and e.. actor jack klugman died yesterday in california. he drove felix you thinker crazy for five seasons in the early '70s tv show "the odd couple." he was 90er use old and passed away at his home. >>> some of them don't even know it yet but dozens of former california prison inmates got pardons on this holiday. governor brown issued the pardons to 789 convict
. great story. there are two great stories that come out of the olympics. michael phelps finally becoming the most decorated -- not the greatest but the most decorated olimbympian and then to finish it off with gabby douglas was tremendous just in terms of empowering young girls, a young african-american woman. it's a really really really good story or a good way to end the year with. >> gabby douglas, in credible story. gabby giffords, another incredible story with her great recovery. but we don't want to talk away from gabby douglas. >> that's why we're fascinated with sports. >> it can lift you up. >> you know despite your bills bashing, i'm going to wish you a happy new year. i hope you make it a good one. >> maybe the bills will come back. >> think about it sir. >> i always do. but, really it's been an honor meeting a loyal bills fan. >> get out of here. >> bill rhoden thanks so much. >> my pleasure. >>> could have chosen dancing on the ceiling but an iowa national guard has taken a lionel richie song with some very surprising results. that story coming u
. michael >> they're always there for you. you take them for granted. you have don't know -- >> reporter: the two wounded ones are expected to live as another town tries to come together to deal with a holiday tragedy. for "cbs this morning," i'm jim axelrod in new york. >>> tv's beloved every man jack klugman has died. he played the sloppy sportswriter oscar madison on "the odd couple" and the gruff medical examiner in "q ♪ >>> we're looking back this morn at some of the favorite stories of 2012. david letterman put on a unique show last week at ball state university. >> as jeff glor reports, the late show interviewed another tv legend oprah winfrey. >> when i look out at this audience i have the same thought each time, we really should charge for tickets. >> reporter: david letterman opened with a joke but this was no comedy show. for an hour and 40 minutes, letterman and oprah winfrey discussed everything from race to the abuse winfrey abused as a child. >> race continually -- continuously sexually molested from 10 to 14. >> reporter: winfrey talked about th
. >> the pressure will be on. no do-overs for this one. nancy, i want to turn to michael crapo and his dui. what kind of details are emerging on that? >> reporter: we're told senator crapo had a blood alcohol level of .110. he was pulled over early saturday morning in alexandria virginia, just outside of washington, d.c. when he ran a red light. he was given a field sobriety test. he failed, so he was arrested and charged with dui and booked. he was released on $1,000 bond and has a court date later next month. he's a 61-year-old senator in his third term from idaho. he released a statement saying he's very sorry to his family and his constinuents. >> nancy cordes, thank you so much. >>> prince harry is believed to have killed his first taliban fighter while serving in afghanistan. the incident reportedly happened a few weeks after harry arrived in september. he's serving as a gunner on an apache helicopter. >>> the new york daily news says the hero lifeguard who rescued six people during superstorm sandy died over the weekend. 23-year-old dylan smith drowned in a surfing
. >> it's a mess. >> as a funnel cloud came from mobile joe michael love shot this video from his home. >> what was that? >> that's transformers. >> i'm at my son's high school it's pretty destroyed. all of the portable classrooms are gone. >> reporter: and no serious injuries reported here but it is daylight and crews are now back out assessing the situation. >> thank you, the rough weather is affecting travel across the country. more than 500 flights were cancels onled on christmas day. tiffany wilson is in oxford ohio. the snow started falling around 5:00 this morning, you see the blows have just gone through, we have a couple inches of snow blizzard like conditions are expected throughout the day. gusts of win 30 to 40 miles per hour. it makes it feel like the snow is stinging your face. drivers say the conditions are terrible. >>> all right, let's bring bring in jeff for the weather, what is the latest on the storms? >> it's in the earn part of the country. we're expecting the severe weather threat to shift to the east today. i want to punch this full so you ca
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